USN-1024-2: OpenJDK regression

13 December 2010

openjdk-6 regression



  • openjdk-6 - Alternative JVM for OpenJDK, using Cacao


USN-1024-1 fixed vulnerabilities in OpenJDK. Some of the additional
backported improvements could interfere with the compilation of certain
Java software. This update fixes the problem.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that certain system property information was being
leaked, which could allow an attacker to obtain sensitive information.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 10.10

After a standard system update you need to restart any Java services,
applications or applets to make all the necessary changes.